New York City is a city located in the New York region of the United States. During the most recent census, New York City had a population of 8,175,133. New York City is the most poplulated city in the New York region, the most populated city in the United States and the 17th most populated city in the world. New York City is in the America/New York timezone which is 4 hours behind UTC. New York City adjusts the hour with daylight savings time during the winter months.
New York City is located at sea level (10 meters / 33 feet). The closest cities to New York City are Hoboken (4.0 km / 2.5 miles), Long Island City (5.9 km / 3.7 miles), Jersey City (6.2 km / 3.9 miles), Weehawken (6.3 km / 3.9 miles) and Union City (7.4 km / 4.6 miles)